Fatalities Tied To Sturgis Motorcycle Rally On Record Pace The number of traffic fatalities tied to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota has risen to nine.
State Patrol Warns Don't Stop For Ducklings On HighwaysAs unpopular as it may seem, the Minnesota State Patrol is advising motorists not to stop for wildlife that may have meandered onto a busy interstate. The advice comes after drivers on Interstate 35 in the Twin Cities metro could be seen on transportation video stopping or swerving to avoid a duck leading a line of ducklings across the busy road.
WCCO Investigates: State Patrol Crashes From 2014From being struck on traffic stops to dangerous chases, the Minnesota State Patrol logged nearly 300 damaged cruisers last year. A WCCO investigation looked at what can happen on the road in the course of a year.
DPS: 100 Minnesota Traffic Fatalities In 2015Minnesota reached a grim milestone Tuesday after two fatal crashes pushed the state's 2015 traffic fatality number to 100. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety's Office of Traffic Safety says a head-on crash killed two drivers in Carlton, and a roll-over crash in St. Louis County killed a man who was not wearing his seat belt.
DPS: 909 Cited For Texting & Driving Last WeekThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety says more than 900 drivers were cited for distracted driver during their six-day enforcement period last week. Officials say 909 people were pulled over and ticketed between April 13 and April 18 for texting and driving in the state.
Late Season Storm Hits Twin Cities, Southern MNAfter weeks of spring-like weather, Minnesotans got another shot of winter Sunday afternoon. It arrived a little later than expected, but heavy snow hit central and southern Minnesota, making travel difficult on several highways.
At Least 3 Hospitalized Following 2 Crashes In Mpls.At least three people were hospitalized overnight following two crashes in Minneapolis.
3 MnDOT Plows Hit On SE Minn. Roads Wednesday MorningAt least one person was injured Wednesday morning when three Minnesota Department of Transportation snowplows were rear ended. MnDOT officials say the accidents occurred within three hours of each other on roads in the southeastern part of the state. Visibility has been an issue on these roads due to windy conditions and light-weight snow.
MN State Patrol: 305 Crashes, 21 Injured Friday MorningThe Minnesota State Patrol is reminding motorists to use their seat belts, slow down and increase following distances after hundreds of crashes Friday morning.
DPS: Deadly Start To February On Minn. RoadsIn a deadly start to the month, 13 people have been killed in motor vehicle crashes on Minnesota roads, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
State Patrol: 135 Crashes In Metro Due To Icy Rain, SleetMinnesota State Patrol are reporting at least 135 crashes in the metro area due to the icy rain Tuesday. The state patrol said there have been 135 crashes and 40 spin-outs between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
State Patrol: 250 Crashes During Rush Hour SnowfallThe rush-hour snowfall on Tuesday is being blamed for almost 200 crashes on Minnesota roads. The Minnesota State Patrol says there were 186 crashes between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Fifteen of those crashes involved injuries, but no one was seriously hurt.